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Hong Kong
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The location is the best feature of the hotel. Sunset on the deck over the river certainly was memorable. The rooms are fairly basic and the bathrooms certainly need some remedial attention. this aside we enjoyed our stay and would return.

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Drymen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We did ask to change room and we're glad we did. We got an E room on the top floor, recently refurbished. So new that the bathroom sink still had the manufacturers labels on it. The shower was newly tiled. Beds were extremely comfortable with good quality white bed linens. And the view -...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We paid around THB 1,650 and was happy with the bedroom condition and the great view from our balcony. (Breakfast by the river included.) Only feeling let-downed when entered the toilet area. It was very tired and, for the worst part, very smelly. Minor problem when we checked in, we asked to get the highest floor possible, and been assigned...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

As people have said, please please please do yourself a favour and make sure you ask for a 5th floor room. We chose to squish two single/twin beds together and it was the best decision we made. This place is right on the river and the view is simply breathtaking from bed and from the balcony outside the room. Spend...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Stayed at the Elephant Crossing in December 2013. The hotel is right on the river. Our room had a great view but was a tad on the small size...the staff were friendly but as with most things in this part of Asia cleanliness was not up to western standards. However, i would have no problems returning as our stay was...

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Fresno
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The hotel fronts the river and offers great views of the mountains you come to this town to see. Meals are served in the restaurant on the property that fronts the river. These are the highlights of the hotel. What you don't hear about is the noise from moterboats zipping up and down the river and the rooms were awful....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First, there are no elephants here, but it's a great name for a hotel. Tip - you need a room on the top floor facing the river. Otherwise you will get no view or face another building. We paid US$50, which is probably fully priced. There ar many newer hotels being built and we suspect you can do better. While...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This hotel is situated in the most perfect spot with amazing views of the river in Vang Vieng. It is close by to everything and the hotel bar and restaurant is an ideal spot to sit and watch the sunset.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Thank you for choosing us! Enjoy your travels!

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Right by the river with a beautiful restaurant terasse, I would definitely recommend this hotel. Staff is really helpful and friendly. Breakfast is good. The hotel is located on a main quiet street really close from all the restaurants. Would definitely come back.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services.. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Thank you for choosing us! Enjoy your travels!

Paris, France
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a wonderful time at this hotel. Located right on the river you can eat breakfast with the mountains in the background and have a drink in the evening as the sun goes down over the water. Our room had a balcony with fantastic views and the staff were friendly and helpful, able to organise day trips for us...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services.. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. And thank you for appreciating our coffee at Cafe EhEh. Our coffee beans come from one of the best local roasters by...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Crossing Hotel is a welcoming, warm and friendly accommodation venue situated on the river with fabulous views of the Karst limestone mountains! A boutique hotel, well established gardens and long terrace that stretches along the river. We aim to please all our guests and may they have a memorable experience while staying here with us. The bar and restaurant utilizes local farmers produce and serves Lao, Asian and Euro food. We are doing our best to reduce miles and serve clean chemical free food, with our own organic grown rice and winter vegetables from our own gardens. Our team of local staff are always willing to help with a friendly approach and authentic touch! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant Crossing Hotel

Address: Ban Viengkeo | (PO Box 5512, Vientiane), Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vang Vieng
Price Range: $49 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant Crossing Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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